Tolkan Campground

BLM

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Kings Peak Road Garberville, CA 95542 707-825-2300 Official Website

GPS: 40.0816, -124.0576

Last Price Paid: $8
Number of Sites: 5
Elevation: 1890 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

6 people have reviewed this location.

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Liam n Maggie
15' T@B Outback 320 S
34 reviews
Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: not marked
“Cost / Benefit Imbalanced”

Reviewed Apr 26, 2019

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Thought we’d check this place out after reading reviews. Looked like a nice peaceful spot in the woods, and with a toilet @ 8 bucks, we were sold. And it was a nice spot in the woods, with a nice clean no-flush toilet. Heads up – if you go here, be a really good driver, don’t look over the edge, pray that no one comes down while you’r... more

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Bobbi
28' Airstream Airstream Land Yacht Porsche Cayenne 2016 Diesel
7 reviews
Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 7

Bobbi would stay here again

“The challenge is worth it”

Reviewed Apr 21, 2019

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There is quite a challenging drive to the Tolkien Campground. You have to go up 4 miles of rutted, gravel road that is quite narrow. It was slow going, about 10-12 miles per hour most of the way. However, the spot is lovely. On the first night only one family was there for a few hours and then one tent camper came. On the second n... more

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NickRPS
Ford F250 2017 Outdoors RV Creekside 27DBHS
6 reviews
Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 7

NickRPS would stay here again

“Go Here for the Mountain Bike Shredding!”

Reviewed May 30, 2018

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I'll start with the roads. I drive a 30ft trailer so this is from that perspective. If you're in a car or small camper, skip to the next paragraph. Once you turn off the 101, the road is super narrow and the turnouts are wrought with giant dips. Take your time. There is one extremely steep section with really tight switch backs, b... more

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bsg
Napa, CA 24' Keystone
8 reviews
Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: any

bsg would stay here again

“Great location and great bike trail system”

Reviewed Sep 29, 2017

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Tent camped here in June of 2017, about 4 miles of dirt road to get to the camp ground but it looks like there is room for a small trailer too. Rather empty remote spot but epic mountain bike trail and that is why most would go here. Shelter Cove is fun town too so check that out.

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webster
Minneapolis, MN Winnebago Micro Minnie Volvo XC90
43 reviews
Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 1
“Great dry camping for mountain bikers”

Reviewed Feb 25, 2017

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This is a great campground if you intend to do any mountain biking at the King Range National Conservation Area. First, the road is rough to get here, but if you're coming from Shelter Cove Road from the south (driving north), it's the first campground you'll hit. If you go past the campground, the road gets progressively worse. Betwee... more

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Pedal Adventures
Ridgway, CO 27' Kodiak
6 reviews
Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 3

Pedal Adventures would stay here again

“Great basecamp for the Lost Coast mountain bike trails. Bike Park in the camp!”

Reviewed May 17, 2016

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We camped here because of the Paradise Royale Mountain Bike trails and bike park. It is an amazing little spot deep in The Lost Coast. The downside is that it's really hard to get there with a trailer/camper. The hwy in to Shelter Cove is steep (15-18%) and curvy. Then you have 4 miles of dirt that are also steep and narrow. The drive ... more

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Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • restrooms: vault
Pets:
  • pets

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